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Jay Bruce Trade Offers Mets Some Options

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Trade Offers Mets Some Options

The New York Mets took a gamble on Monday, trading highly touted second base prospect Dilson Herrera and promising left-hander Max Wotell to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Jay Bruce. It’s a trade the Mets had to make, given their glaring inability to hit with runners in scoring position this year, along with the plethora […]

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Collins, Flores and Setting Up Players to Fail

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Collins, Flores and Setting Up Players to Fail

I’m one of the biggest Wilmer Flores fans you’ll ever know, but for crying out loud when will Terry Collins come to his senses and realize that he should only be limited to starting against left-handed pitchers and never, ever, should he be playing shortstop? Why was Flores in the starting lineup on Wednesday given […]

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Mets Reshuffle Roster, Place Cabrera and Ruggiano on DL

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Reshuffle Roster, Place Cabrera and Ruggiano on DL

The Mets added outfielder Jay Bruce and LHP Jonathon Niese to the 25-Man roster. The club also recalled infielder Ty Kelly and LHP Josh Edgin from Triple-A Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League. New York also optioned outfielder Brandon Nimmo and RHP Seth Lugo to Las Vegas and placed infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and outfielder […]

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Rangers To Acquire Jonathan Lucroy

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Rangers To Acquire Jonathan Lucroy

The Mets are no longer in the running to acquire Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy who will be dealt to the Texas Rangers along with Jeremy Jeffress for three prospects including Lewis Brinson and Luis Ortiz. Update – Aug 1 If you’re wondering why talks between the Mets and Brewers essentially went nowhere with Jonathan Lucroy, Mike Puma […]

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All We Got Iz Us

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
All We Got Iz Us

I was a teenager in the Tri-State area in the late 80s, early 90s; meaning I grew up in the midst of what is clearly the Golden Age of Rap or when Rap (Grandmaster Flash, KRS-ONE, Run DMC, Public Enemy) became Hip Hop (A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Wu-Tang). I know this era well because […]

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Mets Will Wear Special Mike Piazza Hats This Weekend

An article by posted on July 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Wear Special Mike Piazza Hats This Weekend

As a part of all the festivities this weekend when the New York Mets will commemorate the Hall of Fame career of legendary catcher Mike Piazza, the players will all wear these special hats that feature an exclusive Mike Piazza Patch. If you’d like to get yourself one of these special edition Mets hats, they […]

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David Wright Welcomes Baby Girl

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Welcomes Baby Girl

According to the New York Mets, David Wright and his wife Molly welcomed their first child, a daughter named Olivia Shea Wright on Saturday. She weighed in at eight pounds, 11 ounces. This is the first child for the Wrights, who were married in December of 2013. Wright, 33, last played with the Mets on […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Reyes and Robles Make the Grade

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Reyes and Robles Make the Grade

The New York Mets faced a nine game road trip to open the second half of their season following the All-Star break, starting with three games in Philadelphia, followed by three in Chicago, and then three in Miami. The Mets took the first series two games to one against the Phillies, dropped the Cubs series, […]

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Mike Piazza Tips His Cap To Mets Fans

An article by posted on July 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Tips His Cap To Mets Fans

A tearful Mike Piazza choked up when he thanked Mets fans for “taking him into their family” on Sunday during his Hall of Fame acceptance speech at Cooperstown, NY. “How can I put into words my love, thanks and appreciation for New York Mets’ fans?” Piazza said. “You have given me the greatest gift and […]

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What Could Have Been: Ichiro As A Met

An article by posted on July 24, 2016 0 Comments
What Could Have Been: Ichiro As A Met

As the New York Mets conclude their three-game set against the Miami Marlins on Sunday, baseball fans continue to watch a 42-year-old hitting marvel, who is only four hits shy of reaching the elusive 3,000 hit club. What’s more amazing is that combined with the nine-years he spent with the Orix Blue Wave team in […]

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